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cyanide (n.)

a salt of hydrocyanic acid, 1826, from cyan-, used in science as a word-forming element for the carbon-nitrogen compound radical, + chemical ending -ide, on analogy of chloride. The best-known is potassium cyanide, bitter-tasting and extremely poisonous but formerly used in photography, electro-metallurgy, etc.

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Definitions of cyanide from WordNet

cyanide (n.)
any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN;
Synonyms: nitrile / nitril
cyanide (n.)
an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid;
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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